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Interview with EDC keynote speaker David Blatner

Author of over 15 books and a guru to generations of graphic designers, David Blatner is a legend in digital publishing. He’s also the keynote speaker opening the 2nd day of the Electronic Document Conference in Seattle on June 18. David’s own …



How to convince your boss to let you attend the Electronic Document Conference

The sessions at #EDCSEATTLE2019 may be interesting and relevant, but you still have to convince your boss to let you go! A developer (we’ll call him “Sam”) just told us a story about how his conversation went with his boss. …



#EDCSEATTLE2019: Let’s meet the speakers!

The educational sessions at #EDC2019 will be led by a wide range of experts from a variety of sectors. From accessibility to ZUGFeRD, there’s lots of interest for anyone working in electronic document technologies.



Document management and the state of PDF support

When I’m not working for the PDF Association I still do some consulting in the document management space. Some recent conversations prompted me to revisit an assessment I wrote four years ago exploring a typical conversation between PDF technology providers and …



Do PDF/A and Enterprise Content Management systems complement each other (perfectly)?

There are numerous tools on the market, including freeware, with which users can create PDFs. But are the results of this always satisfactory? So it can happen that a certain PDF file can be opened with one reader and not …



Strike a One-Two Knockout Punch by Attending both the Electronic Document Conference and CreativePro Week

This year, the Electronic Document Conference (EDC) is being held in the same city and only days after CreativePro Week — a great event that combines The InDesign Conference, Ps/Ai: The Photoshop + Illustrator Conference for Designers, PePcon: Bridging Print …



Recently identified PDF digital signature vulnerabilities

On February 25, 2019, researchers from Ruhr University Bochum  and Hackmanit GmbH published pdf-insecurity.org, a detailed explanation of several vulnerabilities they had identified in PDF viewers and online validation services relevant to signature validation in digitally-signed PDF documents. The vulnerabilities are …



Why you need to attend the Electronic Document Conference (EDC)

The PDF Association, the meeting place of the PDF industry, decided to create the Electronic Document Conference for a simple reason. PDF’s relationship with other document-related technologies is expanding. Even in a world that runs on HTML, CSS and JavaScript, …



Understanding Overprint

When working with support cases the ones that are related to Overprint in PDF are likely to surprise customers. It frequently happens that what they thought would be completely wrong (and made them send the support request) turns out to …



Premier événement de la PDF Association en France avec le PDF Day à Toulouse le 4 avril 2019

In cooperation with our member ORPALIS the PDF Association is organizing the first PDF Day France. As all lectures will be held in French, you will find more information – also in French – here.



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